Legal Counsel(China Business) Legal Counsel(China Business) …

Morgan McKinley
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Sep 21
Negotiable
Morgan McKinley
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 23 Sep 21
Negotiable
They are expanding their business in China, they are looking for a qualified lawyer to help with the legal matters associated with the China business. This person will be working with a strong legal and compliance team in HK. This person MUST be able to speak FLUENT ENGLISH and MANDARIN. They offer attractive remuneration and excellent career path to the right candidate.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide legal advising on a wide range of legal issues including in particular property and construction law issues, commercial projects, and contentious commercial matters.
  • Provide legal support regarding their business operations in Mainland China as well as cross border issues.
  • Coordinate and liaise with external counsel and other parties to provide Legal advice to business Units, such as advising on the laws and regulations governing their operations.
  • Draft and review commercial agreements and legal documents in Chinese and in English.
  • Advise on potential claims related to commercial projects; draft and review demand letters and settlement agreements
  • Provide legal support to corporate projects including restructurings and cross border arrangements.

Job Requirements:

  • This person must hold solicitor qualification (preferably obtained in the PRC and/or in HK or commonwealth countries
  • A minimum of 10 years POST PQE experience with at least 8 years general commercial experience gained in a reputable law firms in HK, PRC and/or MNCs
  • Solid experience in handling PRC-related general commercial matters, litigation/ arbitration experience in China a plus.
  • Excellent command of both written and spoken English and Chinese(Mandarin and Cantonese)
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
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